21 August 2013

Anaplan Opens New Benelux Office in the Netherlands

Utrecht - 21 August 2013 – Anaplan today announced its expansion into the Benelux region with the opening of an office in Utrecht, the Netherlands. The company has appointed two performance management veterans – Marco van Oosterhout and Mark Deprez - to lead the Benelux activities.

After opening our European offices in the United Kingdom, France and Sweden, we again deliver on our promise to expand in Europe and bring our unique modeling and planning platform to local markets, supported by local experts. Our newly appointed Benelux team will provide customers in the region with a first class local service”, said Anaplan CEO Frederic Laluyaux.

Anaplan is growing at a very fast pace as its applications continue to address companies needs for integrated modeling and planning in a highly complex, competitive and fast moving environment”, said Marco van Oosterhout. 

Anaplan has seen demand for its innovative cloud software grow rapidly, as new customers also in the Benelux take advantage of its solutions to model and plan their businesses, including a project started for end to end planning at Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson and Bosal, who use Anaplan for sales and operational planning. 

In the last twelve months, large European organisations including Kimberly-Clark Eastern Europe, Aviva and Taylor Wimpey were added to the list of North American customers including McAfee, Pandora and HP.

Anaplan is a cloud-based, in-memory modeling and planning platform for finance, sales, and operations that enables business users to intuitively and dynamically test and operationalize their plans, manage complex multi-dimensional models, collaborate across functions and regions, and share insights and content via the built-in community. Anaplan is funded by Meritech Capital Partners, Granite Ventures, and Shasta Ventures. Anaplan was granted the Gartner Cool Vendor Award and the Ventana Research Technology Operational Innovation Award for Sales Management in 2012. 

Source: Anaplan